Another Shore

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Another Shore
Film poster
Directed by Charles Crichton
Written by Kenneth Reddin (story)
Walter Meade (screenplay)
Starring Robert Beatty
Moira Lister
Stanley Holloway
Music by Georges Auric
Release date
  • 1948 (1948)
Running time
77 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Another Shore is a 1948 Ealing Studios comedy film/tragedy filmed in Ireland. It stars Robert Beatty as Gulliver Shields, an Irish customs official who dreams of living on a South Sea island; particularly Rarotonga. It is based on the book by Justice Kenneth Reddin.

Robert Beatty was a Canadian actor who had a major success playing an IRA man in Odd Man Out.


Gulliver leaves his job in Dublin to sit on a park bench waiting for an elderly person to faint that in his mind, he will rescue and they will reward him with an amount of money to get him to the South Seas. He meets Jennifer, a society playgirl who is fascinated by Gulliver's indifference to her. The day of destiny comes when he has to choose between his dreams and Jennifer.

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